Three short courses were offered prior to the Mine Water Solutions conference.
Course 1 Mine Water Balance Modeling
Mine Water Balance Modeling: A Tool for Managing Water Quantity and Quality at Mine Sites
Presented by: Patrick Corser, VP, MWH Global Mining Practice Leader; Melanie Davis, Supervising Geotechnical Engineer & lead water balance modeler; Zygi Zurakowski, Geotechnical Engineer & water balance modeler, MWH, USA; Carmen Bernedo, Principal Engineer, MWH, USA.
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Course 2 Mine Water Treatment
Mine Water Treatment – Technologies, Application Experience and Key Learnings from 100 years of Water Experience
Presented by: Graham Sim, Global Mining Industry Director, GE Water & Process Technology, Australia; Damian Mondejar, Regional Manager – Peru, Chile, Argentina, GE Water & Process Technology; Karla Kinser, Mining Practice Leader, MWH; Kim Lukens, Global Advanced Solutions Manager, GE Water & Process Technology; Alfredo Zepeda, Senior Product Manager, GE Water & Process Technology; Eric Hanson, Global Systems Product Manager, GE Water & Process Technology; Luis Rodriguez, Government Regulations Leader, Hernandez & Cia; Miguel Campo, Chemical Business Leader – Peru, GE Water & Process Technology.
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Course 3 Karst Hydrogeology
Hydrogeology and Management of Karst Groundwater Resources Applied to Mining
Presented by: Prof. Tim Bechtel, Franklin & Marshall College, USA; and Prof. Bartolomé Andreo, Centre of Hydrogeology, University of Malaga, Spain.
The aim of the course is to provide a fundamental understanding of karst hydrogeological systems and to impart the theoretical basis and combined application of relevant investigation methods.
The main topics are:
- Introduction to karst hydrogeology and geomorphology
- Overview: methods in karst hydrogeology
- Tracing techniques
- Geophysical methods
- Groundwater protection, contamination problems and water quality monitoring.
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